World in 30 Minutes: Summer Readings

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ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks to political scientist and author, Ian Bremmer, and diplomat and author, Jonas Parello-Plesner about their new books. Both guests recently wrote about world superpowers: Bremmer’s book is called 'Superpower: Three Choices for America's Role in the World', and Parello-Plesner’s 'China’s Strong Arm – Protecting Citizens and Assets Aroad'.

Bookshelf:

Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

The China-Pakistan Axis by Andrew Small

An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World by Pankaj Mishra

A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers

Civis Sinicus Sum: China’s Great Power Burdens in Libya by Jonas Parello-Plesner

China’s Janus-faced response to the Arab revolutions by Jonas Parello-Plesner

Stop fretting about Beijing as a global policeman by Jonas Parello-Plesner

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